In response to queries from some media colleagues regarding the notification of termination of employment contract of the Pakistani personnel working on Dasu hydropower project, the following is attributable to Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, spokesperson of the ministry of foreign affairs:

Islamabad, July 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):“The Chinese construction company, China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC) through its latest notification has declared its earlier notice, about contract termination of employment of Pakistani personnel working on Dasu Hydropower Project, null and void. Matters regarding security and execution of the project are being looked into, and the relevant authorities from Pakistan and China are in close contact on the same. The construction of the project will be resumed soon. Both Pakistan and China remain committed to timely completion of Dasu Hydropower and other projects being undertaken with Chinese cooperation.”

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